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courtroom. tommie, whahacan you tell us? matt, a silent room waited to hear the plea agreement for the akron, iowa man accused of murder. jonathan neunaber told a judge what he did during the summer of 2014. in the hearing, which lasted about an hour, neunaber admitted to killing his mother, and described how he did it. neunaber says he striked his mother with a steel bar over forty times. he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, and an additional count of willful injury. when neunaber's sentenced, the judge could sentence him to up to 60-years in prison. he will likely also have to pay restitution of $150,000. neunaber explained what happened, to the judge today. "did esther neunaber die after your first strike of her with that pipe...after one strike...correct...no your honor." neunaber said he intended to cause serious injury to his
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were intentional. tonight at 6, heararxactly what happened, explained from neunaber. and, hear the violent history of the case. thanks tommie. four people linked to a series of robberies in sioux city have pleaded not guilty. 16-year-old jamaal ferguson, 19-year-old justin ferguson, 20- year-old robert seaberry and 16-year-old austin bulizak have all pleaded not guilty. they have been charged with first-degree robbery related to the shooting of a sioux city police officer at a sioux city apartment complex on february 7th. theheuspect, 18-year-old isaiah mothershed, is charged with two cous attempted murder. mothershed is also charged with five counts of first-degree robbery in incidents dating back to december 7th, 2015. a laurens, iowa man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase around spencer, iowa faces a long list of charges. spencer police say they pulled 31-year old blaine stockwell over for a seatbelt violation sunday afternoon. as the officer approached stockwell's pickup, police say he fled the scene. police say stockwell led
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through south spencer and eventually out into the county, where speeds topped 90 milil per hour. when the pickup went into a ditch, stockwell was quickly apprehended. he now faces 16 charges, including eluding, driving while barred, driving while revoked, driving while suspended and driving while cancelled, along with possession of meth. four students are hurt after a shooting at an ohio high school. police say a 14-year-old student opened fire inside the madison junior-senior high school cafeteria this morning. two students were shot and two others were hurt whililtrying to exit. all of their injuries are non-life threatening. the building and dropped the weapon but was taken into custody near school grounds. s/luke helton/student :10 "it was very scary to think there was someone out there, you know, who could've came and got us instead, but i'm just kind of thankful that i was safe." no word on how many students were in the cateria at the time of the shooting. police say they do have a motive but are not
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a 90-year-old norfolk, nebraska woman has died of injuries she suffered in a car accident last week. marilee thorburn died at an omaha hospital on friday from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash last tuesday night, according to norfolk police. the crash happened at the intersection of queen city boulevard and benjamin avenue. police say say thornburn's car was struck in the intersection by a car driven by alai of norfolk. police say there were three people total in the two cars, all of whom were hospitalized. they also say thornburn was not wearing a seatbelt. the accident remains under investigation. a minnesota man is in custody afr police say he stole a semi from a lawton, iowa farm and the trouble started friday when 26-year-old ivie popplewell got into a scuffle with police in worthington, minnesota and fled. authorities say he had stolen a pizza ranch delivery van in sheldon, iowa earlier that morning. later,r,olice police say he took off in a semi he took from casey willer's farm near lawton. authorities caught up
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nearly 300 miles away in ottawa, kansas. willer is still waiting to get his truck back. switching gears... looks like siouxland will see some snow tonight. here with more is chief meteorologist ron demers with our first look at the forecast at 5. winter weather advisory for northeast siouxland through early tuesday morning most of our highs today took place in the morning as colder air started moving in this afternoon in advance of oururext storm system. this system m going to bring light snow to siouxland thihievening and tonight t th some accumulations possible. sioux city will likely see an inch or two out of this with northeastern siouxland possibly getting in on 2 to 4 inches of snow which is the reason they are in a winter weather advisory through early tuesday morning. some lingering flurries could be with us early tuesday but we'll try to bring in just a little bit of clearing
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orange city, iowa residents will head to the polls tomorrow to decide if their local fire the current station was built in 1973 and houses the trucks and gear. the orange city fire chief says the expansion is all about the voting polls will open from 7 a-m to 8 p-m at the ving waters church. south dakota governor dennis daugaard says he won't pursue an expansion of medicaid.
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announcement after getting input policy revisions. daugaard says there are not enough days left in the legislative session for lawmakers to consider the plan and make thier decision. he says the state will continue to explore expanding medicaid in the future. iowa's republican governor is not quite making an endorsement. but terry branstad said today that chris christie's support of donald trump turned the tide of the g-o-p race. (gov. terry branstad/iowa) "i think it was a brilliant move. and it obviously, it changed the coverage and so i think it was a strategically good move. i am not intending to make any endorsement in the near future. i think we'll get some indication as to how things are going when you have all these folks that are going to vote on super tuesday." ahead of the iowa caucuses, ahead of the iowowcaucuses, branstst spoke out against ted cruz telling caucus voters that cruz should be defeated. tomorrow is super tuesday and
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campaigning by the candidates in both parties. steve handelsman is in houston tonight with the latest
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from ex new yorker frank vick s/ frank vick, trump supporter :58-1:07 when i was small donald trump financed our basketball team, helped us to stay off the street, so i know a little more about donald trump, hes not a racist " democrat hillary clinton jumped on the republicans s/ h hlary clinton / (d) esidential candidatete 12-1:20 "what we can't let happen is the scapegoating, the bling, the finger poinng that is going on on the republican side" bernie sanders was in minnesota...be% sides vermont a state he hopes to win while back in texas ted cruz is homestate. (two second pause) audio outcue: i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, houston, texas >> it's been a decade... but justice clarence thomas finally asked questions during supupme court oral arguments. justice thomas h h finally been nation's high court. today he asked ten questions to a justice department attorney... who was defending a federal law that bans anyone who has a misdemeanor domestic
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in years past thomas has offered several reasons for not asking questions from the bench. in 2013 he said, "we have a lifetime to go back in chambers and to argue with each other"... noting that lawyers usually only have 30 minutes to present their cases. still to come on live at five.... two siouxland teams have finished their first round games
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it's day one of the iowa girls state basketball tournament in des moines. sports director brad pautsch is here with more. the smaller schools in class 1a were the first to take the floor. kingsley-pierson was at state for the first time since 1967. the sixth-ranked panthers fall to third-ranked springville, 60 to 53. kp trailed 15-5 after a quarter, but rallied to make it close in the fourth quarter. the panthers finish with a 21-3
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postgame reaction at six. in a game just over the defending 1a champions from newell-fonda upset undefeated exira-ehk 53-42. the mustangs move into the semifinals on thursday at 11-45. we'll also have those highlights at six. in class 2a, western christian, okoboji and unity christian all play later tonight. in all therer are nine northwest iowa teams at the state tourney -- four more play first round games on tuesday. the sioux city police association donated money to a center that serves child victims of abuse. there was a check presented this afternoon to the mercy child advocacy center. the five-thousand dollars will go towards its move to a new and larger facility. that would be at 7th and jackson streets. "this is going to increase the ability to see children in a more timely fashion," said lea greathouse, executive director of the mercy medical center foundation. "we're going to go from one interview room to three, from
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the center serves children in 35 counties. it has worked with more than 15-thousand children since the program began in 1989. members of the police department have been involved with the child advocacy center for years in areas of child abuse investigations. looks like siouxland will see some snow tonight. how much will we get? ron's full forecast is coming up
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womama..her son has pleaded guilty to killllg her. if you're just getting home here's a quick look at today's headlines. jonathan neunaber entered into a plea agreement today. neunaber pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, and an additional count of willful injury. when he's sentenced, the judge could sentence neunaber to up to 60-years in prison. four people linked to a series of robberies in sioux city have
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jamaal ferguson, 19-year-old justin ferguson, 20- year-old robert seaberry and 16-year-old austin bulizak have all pleaded not guilty. they have been charged with first-degree robbery related to the shooting of a sioux city police officer at a sioux city apartment complex on february 7th. chief meteorologis t ron demers joins us with the forecast. winter weather advisory for northeast siouxland through early tuesday morning most of our highs today took place in the morning as colder air started moving in this afternoon in advance of our next storm system. this system is going to bring light snow to siouxland this evening and tonight with some accumulations likely see an inch or two out of this with getting in on 2 to 4 inches of snow a winter weather advisory through early tuesday morning. some lingering flurries could be with us early tuesday but we'll try to bring in just a little bit of clearing by the afternoon. while tuesday will be cool (only around 30
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try to warm back into the 40s wednesday before a light mix or light snow moves in again wednesday night. once we get past a cooler thursday, warming comes our way heading toward the weekend. in fact, we have a chance of seeing more 60s in the forecast by late in our 7-day forecast. ktiv wants to congratulate
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ktiv wants to congratulate ashley vandeweerd of le mars, iowa. she is the winner of the 55-inch sony 4-k t-v... as part of our siouxland home show giveaway. thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at the show to say hello. leonardo dicaprio's oscar gold sets a twitter record. his best actor win
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440-thousand tweets per minute last night, according to the twitter trackers. making it the most-tweeted minute of an oscars telecast ever- besting the previous record, owned by that ellen degeneres star-studded selfie. the second most buzzed- about moment, measured by tweets, was when "spotlight" scored the win for best movie. when we come back....details on one of the many ways women can come together and network in
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power lunch. here to tell us more is christie finnegan. good to see you. women's power lunch will be held: o wednesday, april 27th o vip reception begins at 10:30 o luncheon begins at 11:30 o the marina center keynote speaker: delilah, known as the "oprah of radio." o delilah has a motivating message about the power of listening to others, encouraging them to trust their intuition and inspiring them to never give up. o delilah is also the author of three books, the founder of point hope foundation, and a single
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tickets to the luncheon are o to purchase: missiontix.com /powerlunch o for an additional $75 ($130 for both) there is also a vip reception at 10:30am to meet delilah & have a photo taken with her the annual power of the purse raffle will also be held at the luncheon - the raffle also includes 4 grand prizes along with over 50 purses. raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 - can be purchased ahead of time at: missiontix.com/powerlunch o raffle winners need not be present to win proceeds go to fund scholarships and certification grants to single parents qualifying for this assistance. o scholarship applications are open now we'll be right back after
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south dakota is one day away
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would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms correspondin g to their biological sex. coming up tonight at 6.... siouxland parents react to the bill. hear what they have to say...at six. and... an akron, iowa man accused of killing his mother, pleads guilty. ktiv's tommie clark was inside the courtroom today and will bring us the details... at six. and... health officials share the risk for lead poisoning in older homes. details... at six. a hedgehog in england tipping the scales at nearly three times the weight of the average wild hedgehog is going on a diet. jabba the hedgehog--yes , that's jabba the hedgehog--yes , that's his real name-- arrived at the oak and furrows wildlife rescue center, near swindon in england, weighing over four pounds. the average hedgehog weighs approximately one pound. names like "hogzilla" and "mr piggywinkle" were bandied about as possible names, but it was one employee's love of a famous
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that inspired the final selection. s/ darren squires / oak and furrow rescue center :14 "i'm a big star wars fan, really, so i saw a slight resemblance with jabba, the star wars crime boss. personality-wise he's far from it, but looks there's a little resemblance." like most creatures who diet, jabba has had to give up his fattening favorites...like meal worms. instead, he's on a strict intake of liquefied dog food, served in a controlled portion, once a day. let's check in one more time with ron. tonight: light snow likely. low: 20 wind: ne/n 10-20 mph tomorrow: morning flurries?
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thanks for joining us for news channel four live at five. we're back again at six.
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tonight the klan controversy exploding around donald trump after refusing to condemn the kkk's former leader. what he's saying now and what we found him saying years ago. plus, tensions boil over at trump's rally, and tonight some republican leaders are scrambling to stop him. school shooting emergency. all-out chaos as police say a 14-year-old suddenly opened fire in the cafeteria. taking the stand, an emotional erin andrews tells the jury about her hotel nightmare as a stalker secretly taped her and posted the video for the world to see. a wake-up call tonight for millions

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